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Do you know your credit rating?

Do you know your credit rating? If you're looking to take your first steps onto the housing ladder you may have sacrificed your takeaways and holidays to save the deposit and scoured hundreds of houses online. But have your checked your credit history? Even if
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How to choose a good conveyancer

Conveyancing is an important part of the home buying process, and it’s important to note it’s required when both buying and selling a property.

So what should you consider when choosing a property solicitor to carry out your conveyancing? It’s important to use a qualified property solicitor who’ll be able to take care of a range of issues on your behalf, including:

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Thinking of fixing your mortgage?

Thinking of fixing your mortgage? If you think an increase in your mortgage repayments could have a negative impact on your lifestyle or financial wellbeing, you may want to consider fixing your mortgage. With a fixed rate mortgage, your payments are set at a certain
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The ninth largest lender

The ninth largest lender 34% of first-time buyers relied on their parents for financial help, making the bank of mum and dad’, the equivalent of the UK’s ninth largest lender in 2017. If you're trying to get on the housing ladder, you'll know how hard
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The downside of downsizing

The downside of downsizing The decision to sell up and move to a smaller property could come as a result of children flying the nest, the need to free up cash, or both. Whatever the reason, there are costs to downsizing that are important to
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Teaching kids about money

Teaching kids about money As parents we teach our children a lot: to count, read, say please and thank you and, hopefully, be an example to others. Research shows that parents also pass on their approach to finances. So exactly how are we teaching our
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Parent landlords

Parent landlords With house prices rising faster than salaries, the younger generation face having to find a much bigger multiple of their income to buy a home, compared to their baby-boomer parents. Couple this with rising rent payments that stifle the ability to raise a
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Achieving your financial goals

Achieving your financial goals We lead complex lives in an increasingly complex world. As your financial adviser we can help you better understand your financial challenges, goals and needs, and help you find appropriate ways to meet them. Even a seemingly straightforward financial goal can
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Are you considering remortgaging?

Are you considering remortgaging? With continuing low interest rates, you may be considering remortgaging to save money. Even if your mortgage provider has recently reduced its Standard Variable Rate (SVR), moving to a new mortgage deal could save you money. But before you’re tempted by
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Help to Buy schemes proving successful

Help to Buy schemes proving successful Over 160,000 people have been able to achieve home-ownership thanks to the government’s Help to Buy housing schemes. Of those, 118,000 were first time buyers, the average house price was £189,795 (significantly under the national average of £292,000), more